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by numcks
Mon May 27, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: WHICH BADGER BRUSH HAS THE STRONGEST BACKBONE?
Replies: 19
Views: 4198

Mike, how would you describe your "Pure" badger hair? Lots of backbone, but not stiff like some low end boars. A bit scritchy and very scrubby, but not as prickly like some clipped badgers (think Tweezerman). Less dense than denser Finest or Silvertip knots due to the thicker hair shafts, so the br...
by numcks
Sun May 26, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: WHICH BADGER BRUSH HAS THE STRONGEST BACKBONE?
Replies: 19
Views: 4198

mike your picture of the two band Shavemac really looks nice i've always wanted to have a shavemac, love the handle design too marc Thanks, but I can't take credit for it. It is/was on the Shavemac website. It is a density monster. Small knot, but probably more hair packed in than some 25-30mm knots.
by numcks
Sat May 25, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: WHICH BADGER BRUSH HAS THE STRONGEST BACKBONE?
Replies: 19
Views: 4198

These three (click on the images to enlarge):


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by numcks
Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD November 5 Thru November 11 2012
Replies: 104
Views: 9349

Thursday:

Razor - Merkur Progress
Blade - Vintage Gillette Platinum Plus
Brush - Straight Razor Place 2011 LE Thater 2-band bulb
Lather - Vintage Colgate Mug Soap
A/S - Tabac
by numcks
Fri Oct 19, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 15 thru October 21, 2012
Replies: 117
Views: 10593

Friday:

Razor - Wilkinson Sticky
Blade - Personna 74 (6)
Brush - Vie-long Gonzalo horse/boar
Lather - Williams Mug Soap
AS - Thayers witch hazel
Frag - Fat Electrician EdT by ELdO
by numcks
Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 15 thru October 21, 2012
Replies: 117
Views: 10593

Thursday:

Razor - Wilkinson Sticky
Blade - Personna 74 (5)
Brush - Semogue Caravela
Lather - vintage Williams soap
AS - Mandom Lucido
Frag. - New York EdT by PdN
by numcks
Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 01 thru October 07, 2012
Replies: 139
Views: 11318

Razor - Royal Crown vintage DE
Blade - Sharp
Brush - Van Der Hagen boar
Lather - Top Secret SC
A/S - Thayers witch hazel
Frag - Andron for Men by Jovan
by numcks
Tue Oct 02, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 01 thru October 07, 2012
Replies: 139
Views: 11318

Razor - Royal Crown vintage DE
Blade - Sharp
Brush - Coates Fitzwilliam
Lather - TOBS Sandalwood SC
A/S - Thayers witch hazel
Frag - Après L'ondée by Guerlain
by numcks
Mon Oct 01, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 01 thru October 07, 2012
Replies: 139
Views: 11318

Monday:

Razor - British Gillette Aristocrat No. 15

Blade - Vintage Schick Platinum

Brush - Vie-long 12705 horse

Lather - Valobra shave stick

A/S - Addias Dynamic Pulse
by numcks
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: FS: Colognes
Replies: 5
Views: 1151

Sending payment now for the Eucris.

Thanks Bonzo!
by numcks
Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 24 thru September 30, 2012
Replies: 113
Views: 10154

Friday:

Razor - British #15 Aristocrat
Blade - Vintage Schick Platinum
Brush - Semogue 2011LE Bristle 1
Lather - Tabac soap
A/S - Lucido by Mandom
Frag - New York EdT by PdN
by numcks
Fri Sep 21, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: Pashana
Replies: 32
Views: 5411

Love the stuff. Here are my thoughts from my review on Basenotes. . . Since I'm wearing this today and it's a not infrequent choice, I'll add a counterpoint. I can see where some would be put off by this. It's a definite throwback to British barbershops of times past. It is at the polar opposite end...
by numcks
Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 10 thru September 16, 2012
Replies: 98
Views: 8543

Tuesday:

Razor - Gem bullet tip
Blade - Gem PTFE-coated SS (5)
Brush - Badger & Blade 2010 Semogue Custom Boar
Lather - The Shave Den Wheat Shaving Cream -Monkey Farts
A/S - Thayers Witch Hazel
Frag - Guerlain Eau du Coq EdC
by numcks
Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 03 thru September 09, 2012
Replies: 97
Views: 9046

Friday:

Razor - Gem bullet tip
Blade - Gem PTFE coated (2)
Brush - Rooney Heritage XXXL 2-band
Lather - Saint Charles Shave Very V shaving cream
A/S - Vintage Dior Fahrenheit
by numcks
Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 03 thru September 09, 2012
Replies: 97
Views: 9046

Thursday:

Razor - Gem bullet tip
Blade - Gem PTFE coated SS (Ted Pella)
Brush - Simpsons PJ1 in 3-band Super
Lather - The Real Shaving Company SC
A/S - Speick splash
by numcks
Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: September 03 thru September 09, 2012
Replies: 97
Views: 9046

Wednesday:

Razor - Tradere solid bar
Blade - Permasharp (5)
Brush - eccotools bamboo bronzer brush (synthetic marketed for makeup)
Lather - The Shave Den Signature Scent soap
A/S - Royall Bay Rhum
by numcks
Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:07 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: August 27 thru September 02, 2012
Replies: 95
Views: 8297

Wednesday:

Razor - Tradere solid bar
Blade - Permasharp (3)
Brush - Semogue Caravela
Lather - MdC soap
Aftershave - Mandom Lucido
Frag - Dunhill for Men EdT
by numcks
Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: August 27 thru September 02, 2012
Replies: 95
Views: 8297

Tuesday:

Razor - Tradere solid bar
Blade - Permasharp (2)
Brush - Semogue 1438
Lather - Palmolive mug soap (vintage)
A/S - Mandom Lucido
Frag - Grey Flannel
by numcks
Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD August 20 - 26, 2012
Replies: 99
Views: 9639

Friday:

Razor - Gillette Milord

Blade - Rapira (3)

Brush - Frank Shaving "Finest" 2-band

Lather - QCS Versailles soap

A/S - The Shave Den Iced Lime aftershave splash
by numcks
Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD August 20 - 26, 2012
Replies: 99
Views: 9639

Thursday:

Razor - Gillette Milord
Blade - Rapira (2)
Brush - Simpsons CH1 in 2-band Super
Lather - QCS Basilica shaving cream
A/S - The Shave Den "Blue Juniper" aftershave splash